The Germany international believes that the Bavarians will have to get through the opening 20 minutes without conceding if they are to have any chance of defeating Los BlancosBastian Schweinsteiger has declared that it is imperative that Bayern Munich weather the early storm if they are to overcome Real Madrid in their Champions League semi-final second-leg clash at the Santiago Bernabeu on Wednesday.
The Bavarians take a 2-1 advantage with them to the Spanish capital and the Germany international is well aware that Jose Mourinho's men will throw everything they have at them in the opening exchanges.
"We must stop them," Schweinsteiger told reporters. "Especially in the first 20 minutes, when the crowd will make an imposing atmosphere.
"Such games are always the highlight of a season for me. I was injured and these games motivate me to be fit quickly.
"I'm feeling better and better. The 90 minutes against [Werder] Bremen did me well; I feel healthy."
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"I hope the lads in front of me can stop him," he confessed. "But if a ball comes towards goal, I'll hopefully hold it!
"In the first half of the first leg, Real were very dangerous and in front of their home crowd, I think I'll be challenged even more."
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